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Old 02-12-2020, 03:00 PM   #16841
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Aren't you running a 3500 Ram dually? I would be asking a few more questions.
Yup.
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Old 02-12-2020, 03:49 PM   #16842
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Completed a semi-permanent install of an Amazon Echo Dot. Placed it on the side of the forward upper cabinet where it’s mostly out of sight. Built a 12 volt connection so it would play without the MH being hooked to shore power. Also wired it into the Jensen where it sounds pretty good playing through to the Kicker amp and Bazooka subwoofers.

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Old 02-12-2020, 09:00 PM   #16843
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Not the trailer, but got new tires on the truck. Ended up going with Michelin Agilis CrossClimate based on availability and a recommendation from the guy at Costco.

The OEM tires barely made it 11,000 miles that I then milked out to 25,000 miles. They were literally throwing chunks off of them. I probably should have pursued a warranty claim with Nexus but I didn't.

I got them last Thursday and have driven 250-300 miles or so on them. Truck rides 1000% better than it did before.
Hey keep us posted ... not a lot of reviews ... what were OEM on your Ram ... thanks Frank
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:47 AM   #16844
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Hey keep us posted ... not a lot of reviews ... what were OEM on your Ram ... thanks Frank
The OEM tires were Nexen Roadian HTX RH5.
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Old 02-13-2020, 04:10 PM   #16845
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We got our new trailer last month and have been actively buying items after researching them. I knew that buying a trailer for the first time would lead us to a lot of small purchases of items I never thought of, but man the list keeps going.

We wanted to take her out this holiday weekend, but we are still missing quite a few items to have a successful first trip. So we are improvising and staying in it while it's parked in our backyard. We figured nothing like learning you're missing something than waking up reaching for that item that's not there!
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Old 02-13-2020, 05:12 PM   #16846
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We got our new trailer last month and have been actively buying items after researching them. I knew that buying a trailer for the first time would lead us to a lot of small purchases of items I never thought of, but man the list keeps going.

We wanted to take her out this holiday weekend, but we are still missing quite a few items to have a successful first trip. So we are improvising and staying in it while it's parked in our backyard. We figured nothing like learning you're missing something than waking up reaching for that item that's not there!

Good Move, Wish I had done that! First trip we took ,and it was a rental trailer, I had the day off and she didn't so I thought I would load everything and we would be on our way as soon as she got off work. I did load everything, I thought and after we got to the campground late and raining so we went to bed. Next morning she is ready to fix breakfast, Honey, where's the pots and pans? Dua, back home at the door in the box you put them in! Not funny then but now we get a kick out of it. Backyard camping is highly recommended. Have fun and enjoy making lasting moments
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Old 02-13-2020, 06:09 PM   #16847
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...we are improvising and staying in it while it's parked in our backyard. We figured nothing like learning you're missing something than waking up reaching for that item that's not there!
Thatís exactly what we did. It made our first trip that much more enjoyable. We still camp out in our backyard since thatís where we keep the trailer. My next project is to either run cable TV to the trailer or add a Dish Network dish. Pluses and minuses to both.
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Old 02-13-2020, 08:37 PM   #16848
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Old 02-13-2020, 09:02 PM   #16849
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Old 02-14-2020, 08:57 AM   #16850
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Traded it in for a 2019 Palomino Puma 31QBBH


We have a 2018 and we are really enjoying the extra room and dual ACís. Previous camper was a Wildwood 273QBBH

It is at the dealer now getting a new 12V only fridge since the temperature varies 20 degrees, also bath vent fan was loud and they are replacing, along with fixing heat vents that did not have sufficient air flow. Last time I spoke with dealer they said they added some styrofoam to help direct airflow.

I am going to call them today for a status since it has been a couple weeks since I spoke with them

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Old 02-17-2020, 03:32 PM   #16851
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Reupholstered dinning chairs. Began making curtains for bedroom.researching tires for TV
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Old 02-17-2020, 03:37 PM   #16852
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Counting the days until it gets out of storage and daydreaming about future upgrades...
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Old 02-17-2020, 03:57 PM   #16853
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Put on 4 new Goodyear Wrangler SR-A tires on TV today. Had planned to do later when got back home from Florida, but picked up a nail where tire couldn't be repaired. Oh well, that's life. All good now.
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Old 02-17-2020, 05:48 PM   #16854
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Repaired the short to my brake wiring as brakes failed on 2 occasions last weekend. Wires had chaffed coming in and out of axle creating my random issues. Taped damaged wires and fed in 1/4Ē wire loom to the holes to allow the brake wires to move freely in and out. Also, moved wires away from leaf springs as they were in risk of getting smashed.

Then to top it off, found a frame reinforcement that 3 of 4 welds are no longer attached. Get that fixed next weekend with friend who welds.
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Old 02-17-2020, 08:48 PM   #16855
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Doing some wire security in battery compartment and noticed that the battery storage box was not secured and falling out. Repositioned and secured.
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Old 02-17-2020, 08:50 PM   #16856
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Installed repeater for my TPS system. Later RJD
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Old 02-17-2020, 08:51 PM   #16857
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I also installed awning poles on new camper. Later RJD
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have been loading all week ... first trip this weekend with new SOB .... looking forward to getting my weights on Fri am and getting last 2 PDI issues started dealer needs to order replacement parts ....
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